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  1. Violence Against Women: An Urgent Public Health Priority

    Violence against women has been described as “perhaps the most shameful human rights violation, and the most pe

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 162
  2. World Report 2011

    This report is Human Rights Watch's twenty-first annual review of human rights practices around the globe.

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 168
  3. Download: Women, Peace & Security Handbook iPhone/iPad/iTouch App

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 170
  4. Militarism Facts & Impacts on Women & Girls

    Militarism Facts & Impacts on Women & Girls

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 206
  5. Education for All UNESCO Global Monitoring Report 2011 THE HIDDEN CRISIS: ARMED CONFLICT & EDUCATION

    This year's EFA Global Monitoring Report provides a timely reminder of the history, the ideas and the values on which

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 326
  6. Amnesty International: State of the World's Human Rights

    The year 2010 may well be remembered as a watershed year when activists and journalists used new technology to speak

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 435
  7. Refugee and Displaced Women: 60 Years of Progress and Setbacks

    2011 marks the anniversary of two important events in refugee protection.

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 606
  8. The African Gender and Development Index 2011

    Promoting Gender Equality in Africa

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 670
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  10. UGANDA: Ugandan Women Don't Want Their Breasts Checked by Police

    Women in Uganda have protested against their breasts being checked for bombs at entry points to public places.

    Thursday, December 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 898
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  12. EGYPT: Women's Rights in Egypt Deteriorate in 2010, Says Report

    The issue of women's rights was used as a political tool by the government and other entities in 2010, according to a

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 931
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Microfinance Faces Hurdles in Empowering Afghan Women

    In a dimly lit room at the back of an Afghan house, 21-year-old Zahara is crouched on a plank of wood weaving a large

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 933
  14. ERITREA: More Pregnant Mothers Giving Birth At Health Station

    Pregnant mothers in Bel'ubui administrative area, Southern Red Sea region, are now able to regularly make medical che

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 975
  15. PHILIPPINES: Strengthening the rights of women and children in Mindanao

    The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has pledged anew to help the new administration c

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 922
  16. INDIA: Maternity Care Improves in Indian Trouble Spots

    In one of the worst areas of maternal care in the world, a health advocacy is teaching Indian women the three big fac

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 923
  17. ZIMBABWE: FBC Bank Backs Women Empowerment

    Zimbabwe Women in Trade and Development, a non-profit making Trust (ZWITAD), has received $50 000 from FBC Bank Limit

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 924
  18. KYRGYZSTAN: Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: A Fateful Tradition

    In Kyrgyzstan, bride kidnapping is considered an old tradition.

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 895
  19. TURKMENISTAN: Equality Laws Fail to Ensure Turkmen Women's Rights

    In late December, Turkmenistan is due to submit a regular report to the United Nations on how it is meeting its oblig

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 908
  20. PHILIPPINES: No End in Sight to Violence, Poverty and Deprivation Afflicting Filipino Women

    It has been said that the conditions of women and children reflect the state of affairs of that country.

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 876
  21. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Improving Rural Livelihoods by Empowering African Women Researchers in Agricultural Science

    With sharp minds, inquisitive souls, and iron wills, they are an 11-strong group of top-level women scientists in agr

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 894
  22. INDONESIA: Women Increasingly Pay the Price as Regional Bylaws Proliferate

    Despite widespread criticism, the number of discriminatory bylaws continues to increase across the country, a leading

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 873
  23. INTERNATIONAL: Displaced Women's Rights Still Overlooked

    Aid agencies and donors are still failing to take into account the relief and security needs of women displaced by di

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 870
  24. SUDAN: Human Rights Activist Detained for Organising Women's Rights Meeting

    The "No to Oppressing Women" Initiative, which focuses on the rights of Sudanese women, was preparing to ho

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 981
  25. Eritrea: Women in Afabet Sub-Zone Leading Improved Lifestyle

    Afabet — Women in Afabet sub-zone are leading improved lifestyle thanks to the loan opportunity that encouraged

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 009
  26. INDONESIA: The Ups and Downs of Indonesian Women's Movement

    The modern Indonesian women's movement began in the early 1900s, hand-in-hand with the growing nationalism in the cou

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 864
  27. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders 2010

    The present report is the third submitted to the Human Rights Council by the present Special Rapporteur, and the elev

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 309
  28. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Suffer Harsh Violations in Israeli Jails

    Riyadh al-Ashqar, spokesman of the P.A.

    Sunday, December 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 944
  29. DRC: French envoy says DR Congo rights situation a 'shipwreck'

    A French envoy on Saturday described the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a "shipwr

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 937
  30. SUDAN: Sudan's Security Services Arrest Civil Society Activist after Flogging Protest

    December 18, 2010 (KHARTOUM) — Sudanese authorities arrested a rights activist for hosting a meeting to prepare

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 980
  31. ETHIOPIA: Refugee Women Launch Beauty Salon

    Addis Ababa, 3 December 2010 – With support from JRS, a group of refugee women have recently launched a beauty

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 848
  32. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Fear New-Found Freedom Will Disappear

    Nine years after religiously conservative Taliban fighters forced women into hiding, many have emerged from the shado

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 851
  33. MALAYSIA: Rural Daughters Risk Abuse to Earn Money in Malaysia

    Every day after school, Puoet Sokhea comes home to a ramshackle hut in Rovieng district, Preah Vihear province, and b

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 863
  34. SUDAN: Human Rights Body Calls for End to Flogging, Arrests in Sudan

    Nairobi/Khartoum - A human rights watchdog has called on Sudan to end the practice of lashing and refrain from arrest

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 829
  35. AFGHANISTAN: Risky Road to Hospital

    At 4am, Abdul Malek and his pregnant wife were in a rented car heading to Boost Hospital in Lashkargah, capital of so

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 834
  36. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Focus Future Afghan efforts on Women, Report Urges

    A new Senate committee urges the government to put women's rights in Afghanistan at the top of its priority list for

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 838
  37. UZBEKISTAN: UNFPA report links peace, security and development to women's rights

    Global Report of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) "State of the World Population 2010" was launch

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 842
  38. BURMA: The Women of Burma: Courageous Under Horrific Fire and Abuse

    The Karen are one of the largest ethnic groups in Burma, with a population estimated to be around 7 million.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 854
  39. INTERNATIONAL: UN Votes to Name Alleged Rapists in War

    The U.N.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 855
  40. SUDAN: Video of Sudanese Woman Being Flogged Prompts Protest

    Khartoum, Sudan -- A YouTube video of Sudanese police officers laughing as they publicly flogged a pleading, fleeing

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 823
  41. SOMALIA: Rape with Impunity - Plight of Somalia's Women Refugees

    The three Somali women sat huddled together in a corner of an empty, dusty room in a camp for displaced people in nor

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 827
  42. ALGERIA: Algeria Considers Gender Equality Bill

    Algeria's National Consultative Committee on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (CNCPPDH) held a conference

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 835
  43. SOMALIA: Somali Women Refugees Need Greater Protection from Rape and Sexual Assault

    Reporting for BBC News, Zeinab Bedawi gets rare access

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 796
  44. UGANDA: Women Denied Property Inheritance

    OVER 80% of women in northern Uganda are denied the right to own property.The remark was made by Gulu chief magistrat

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 824
  45. SUDAN: Khartoum Continues to Declare War against the Women of Sudan

    The whole world was shocked after a video was leaked on you tube last week showing a Sudanese woman being lashed at A

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 828
  46. FIJI: New Data on Violence

    A JOINT study by Fiji School of Medicine and the World Health Organisation revealed that majority of women who are vi

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 844
  47. Gender Inequality and Social Institutions in the D.R. Congo

    The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 092
  48. KAZAKHSTAN: Kazakhstan Pushes Gender up on the Agenda

    Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 785
  49. INTERNATIONAL: Women Have Human Rights, Too

    The International Criminal Court, the first permanent tribunal set up to prosecute individuals for genocide, war crim

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 841
  50. SOMALIA: Pregnant Women Need More Care

    11/12/2010 - Maternal mortality rates in Somalia are much too high.

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 802

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